Events

Extend your Business to France with the French Tech Visa

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The World Affairs Council of Austin invites you to join a session hosted by our friends at French Tech Austin.  The French Tech Visa is a simplified, fast-track option for non-EU startup employees, founders and investors to obtain a residence permit for France.  Attendees will learn what the French Tech Visa is and the criteria […]

Iran: Upcoming Elections & U.S. Diplomacy

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Learn more about Iran's elections and the impact on U.S. diplomacy. Panelists include: -Ambassador Thomas Shannon Jr. Senior International Policy Advisor, Arnold & Porter -Dr. Roxanne Farmanfarmaian University of Cambridge, Department of Politics & International Studies -Dr. Ben Radd UCLA Center for Middle East Development Speakers: Ambassador Thomas Shannon Jr. Senior International Policy Advisor @Arnold & […]

Conversation with Todd Chapman, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil

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Join the World Affairs Council of Austin for a special conversation with Todd C. Chapman, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil.  Ambassador Chapman will discuss current events in Brazil as well as the Texas-Brazil relationship with Political Officer Ian Brown at the U.S. Embassy in Brazil. Todd C. Chapman is the U.S. Ambassador to Brazil.  He was […]

Globalist Coffeehouse: Global Art as “Icons of Cultures”

Shoal Creek Saloon 909 N. Lamar Blvd, Austin

The next Globalist Coffeehouse will be on Thursday, July 15th, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Shoal Creek Saloon, 909 N. Lamar Blvd.  Yes, it will be in person! See below for the details. The topic will be: Global Art as “Icons of Cultures”   For centuries art has played a role in culture – […]

Kirsten Hillman, Canada’s Ambassador to the USA among Featured Speakers in July

  27th at 11am Canada & the US: Friends, Partners and Allies featuring Amb. Kirsten Hillman, Canada's Ambassador to the USA // 27th at 2 pm Export Compliance 101 featuring Mariana de Gorordo Rutherford, the COO of Kieyos, an international trade company and the Supply Chain / Export Compliance Director of AIRtec, Inc.; and Sheriah […]

Globalist Coffeehouse – Foreigners: How do We Perceive Them?

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The next Globalist Coffeehouse will be on Thursday, August 19th, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in a “virtual zoom” format due to the situation with the Delta -Variant. See below for the details. The topic will be: Foreigners: How do we perceive them? “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people […]

Export Reset 2021 Conference

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The World Affairs Council of Austin and the Texas Camino Real District Export Council is proud to present these Export RESET 2021 panels: 8:00 AM (CDT): Lessons Learned from 2020 - Panelists (listed in photo above) will discuss trends in the global supply chain before and during the pandemic and which innovative measures remain; 9:00 […]

Kozmetsky Forum on Global Investment, Finance, Emerging Markets and Geopolitical Risk

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The World Affairs Council of Austin and the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance at St. Edward’s University host a series of Forums on Global Investment, Finance, Emerging Markets and Geopolitical Risk. Our next Forum focusing on political risk will feature Joseph Sadek. Joseph was the 2016 co-Chair of the Conference on Management Political Risk at The […]

Globalist Coffeehouse: Afghanistan – What’s Next?

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Please join like-minded “global thinkers” for a monthly discussion on the major political/economic issues that our world is currently experiencing. Due to the Delta-Variant, this will be an online zoom discussion. Hopefully, in the future, we will be able to return to an in-person discussion at the Shoal Creek Saloon.  The topic will be Afghanistan.   Over […]

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